Effect of Reflexology to Depressive Symptoms in Women With Overactive Bladder

Holist Nurs Pract. 2016 Sep-Oct;30(5):294-300. doi: 10.1097/HNP.0000000000000166.


This study is to determine the effect of foot reflexology on the level of depression in women with OAB. Study findings included in the study showed foot reflexology as a part of OAB treatment relieved urinary and depressive symptoms and had a positive effect on quality of life.

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Depression / complications*
  • Depression / therapy*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Massage*
  • Middle Aged
  • Prospective Studies
  • Quality of Life
  • Surveys and Questionnaires
  • Urinary Bladder, Overactive / complications*